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Career Support

Start your job hunt or make that all-important decision to change jobs with confidence. We have curated a range of resources that are chock-filled with step-by-step guides and expert tips on how you can put your very best foot forward.
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MyCareersFuture Career Advice Page (Workforce Singapore)

An initiative by Workforce Singapore, MyCareersFuture provides job seekers with everything they need to know about the job hunting processes. The portal also provides content on the nature of different industries in Singapore and shares tips and tricks from experts from Singapore and abroad. Browse articles and gain insights from seasoned career advisors, seek career coaching and visit virtual career fairs.

GradGoWhere (National Youth Council and Ministry of Education)

A partnership between the National Youth Council and the Ministry of Education, GradGoWhere is an online platform that supports fresh graduates as they embark on their career paths. Besides bite-sized career tips and resources, you will get information on the latest career programmes and opportunities to connect with industry insiders.

On My Way (National Youth Council)

This is an online platform supported by the National Youth Council, for youth to explore possibilities in their education and career pathways. Youths can get a glimpse into the different jobs and industries on this platform by attending talks and programmes, watching uploaded videos, and browsing relevant information.

SG Enable – Enabling Academy

SG Enable, the focal agency for the disability sector in Singapore, has launched Enabling Academy - a new disability learning hub that rallies partners from the education, business and disability sectors to provide responsive and quality learning opportunities for persons with disabilities, and to enable their network of support through training.

DesignSingapore Council – Webinars

DesignSingapore Council is the national agency for design, enabling Singapore to use design for economic growth and to make lives better.

University of the Arts London (UAL) Portfolio Advice

The portfolio advice videos available here will answer all your questions so that you have the best tools to show us your skills, personality and potential.
University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university.

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP)

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) was set up to promote the adoption of fair, responsible and progressive employment practices. Employees or individuals who encounter workplace discrimination or harassment can seek assistance and advice from TAFEP.

Job Search Platforms

Try your hand at looking for a job with all these job search platforms. From government jobs and opportunities with large multinational companies, to specialised freelance openings or even remote work for international companies from the comfort of home, there is a platform for every type of job.
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MyCareersFuture is a one-stop portal that aims to provide Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents with a fast and smart job search service to match them with relevant jobs, based on their skills and competencies.


The Public Service is looking for people who are passionate about shaping Singapore’s future. Take your first step towards a career that matters!


Find open jobs, internships, and connect with people from the world’s largest professional network with more than 700 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

ArtsEquator Lobang

ArtsEquator Lobang is a site that makes available a list of open calls, job postings and other opportunities for creatives from Singapore and Southeast Asia.


Discover your next career move, freelance gig, creative job or internship on Behance.


CULTJOBS is a job board dedicated to creative jobs and companies in Singapore.

Freelance Zone

Freelance Zone is a one-stop job search portal for job seekers when looking for freelance or part time job positions in Singapore.


Gradsingapore works in partnership with universities, polytechnics, and student associations across Singapore to impact more than 139,000 local students and graduates every year.

Freelancing and Self-Employment Support

Are you interested to work as a freelancer or self-employed person (SEP)? Here are some useful resources that can support you in your journey such as funding, opportunities, legal advice and more.
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Arts Resource Hub (ARH)

The NAC’s Arts Resource Hub (ARH) initiative supports arts Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) and freelance practitioners in Singapore to unlock new opportunities and grow meaningful careers.

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)

Basic guide for self-employed persons - checklist on keeping accounts, preparing statement of accounts and filing income tax for sole-proprietors, self-employed persons including freelancers and more.

Taxation of Self-Employed Persons

The webinar slides aim to provide a better general understanding of taxpayers’ tax obligations and are not intended to comprehensively address all possible tax issues that may arise.

The Freelancers and Self-Employed Unit

The Freelancers and Self-Employed Unit (U FSE) is the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)'s initiative to represent the growing pool of freelancers and self-employed persons in Singapore. U FSE was launched in 2015 and works to strengthen the income security, skills mastery and collective interests of this group of working people.

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP)

TAFEP was set up in 2006 by the tripartite partners (Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress, and Singapore National Employers Federation), to promote the adoption of fair, responsible and progressive employment practices. Employees or individuals who encounter workplace discrimination or harassment can seek assistance and advice from TAFEP.

Visual, Audio, Creative Content Professionals Association (Singapore) (VICPA)

Formed in July 2021, the Visual, Audio, Creative Content Professionals Association (Singapore) (VICPA) champions the interests of Singapore’s growing pool of freelance creative professionals.

The Freelancers Academy

Established by freelancers, The Freelancers Academy is a safe community that shares bite-size content and resources for freelancers to level up in professional development, locally or regionally.


Upwork began over two decades ago by pioneering a better way of working, helping businesses find more flexibility and connecting talent with more opportunities.

Funding & Mentorship

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NAFA Talent Accelerator Programmes

The Talent Accelerator Programmes aim to nurture and groom exceptional talents among NAFA students, staff and alumni through mentorship and studio residencies.

ACE Mentorship Programmes

Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Mentorship provides several programmes for entrepreneurs to obtain feedback from experienced business leaders and successful entrepreneurs. Mentors contribute their time, expertise, advice and network on a pro-bono basis to guide the mentees.


ELEMENTS is a mentorship programme developed and run by Halogen Foundation. ELEMENTS typically serves youth aged 17 to 25, we match these young people with mentors from established institutions, companies and our Halogen⁺ community, to embark on a learning journey through the power of mentoring conversations.

Esplanade Mentorships

Esplanade has several mentorship programmes happening every year, so if you think you've got what it takes, apply and see where that takes you.

National Arts Council Funding and Schemes

The National Arts Council (NAC) provides a sustainable funding infrastructure through grants and arts housing support for the arts community in Singapore.

The Startup SG Founder (SSGF) programme

The Startup SG Founder (SSGF) programme encourages and supports aspiring first-time entrepreneurs to start their own innovative businesses, by providing mentorship and financial support. The irst-time founders can access funding through a startup grant and mentorship from Accredited Mentor Partners (AMPs).

Playwright Mentorship Programme (PMP)

Teater Ekamatra highly regards the youth’s voice in the current face of theatre and thus constantly aims to include them in productions. The Playwright Mentorship Programme was set up as an extension of Teater Ekamatra’s commitment to providing young artists with a platform for growth.

SIDAC Mentorship Programme

Singapore Interior Design Advisory Accreditation Council (SIDAAC) Mentorship Programme aims to guide new interior designers such as recent graduates or students and introduce them to the industry of interior design with the assistance of a professional designer to be their mentor.

Sustain the Arts (stART) Fund

Sustain the Arts (stART) Fund is a joint initiative by the National Arts Council and the private sector to boost the long-term sustainability of smaller arts organisations and to nurture a culture of giving to the arts.

VOICES Music Mentorship

Aimed at up-and-coming singer-songwriters, this programme pairs industry-proven musicians with young entrants to the music scene. With a host of workshops on topics from Songwriting, Marketing and Distribution, as well as one-on-one vocal coaching, this programme promises to kickstart musicians' careers and equip them with the tools for success.

Young Photographers’ Mentorship Programme

The Young Photographers’ Mentorship Programme (YPMP) aims to develop the artistic voice and ambitions of emerging photographers. This three-month long mentorship programme encourages them to explore and experiment with image-based work, and deepen their understanding of the creative and professional possibilities in photography.